Don Rickles: Performing for Ronald Reagan Was ‘Highlight of My Life’

April 7th, 2017 2:56 AM
Comedian Don Rickles, who passed away Thursday at age 90, in May of 2014 told David Letterman, on the Late Show, that “the highlight of my life was doing the Ronald Reagan Inaugural.” Below is video, from YouTube, of Rickles’ politically incorrect performance at President Ronald Reagan’s Inaugural Gala, for the 40th President’s second term, held at the old (since torn down) Washington Convention…

Don Rickles: Performing for President Ronald Reagan Was the ‘Highlig

May 3rd, 2014 8:28 PM
Comedian Don Rickles told David Letterman, on Friday’s Late Show, that “the highlight of my life was doing the Ronald Reagan Inaugural,” the 87-year-old (88 on May 8) recalled of his legendary career. He reminisced about how Frank Sinatra used his clout to overcome opposition to his inclusion by Reagan aides concerned Rickles would “make us all look like jerks.”

Don Rickles Joke About Obama and Mop Scrubbed From TV Land Tribute Sho

June 13th, 2012 8:00 AM
“Viewers of TV Land will not be able to watch insult comic Don Rickles compare President Barack Obama to a janitor at the recent American Film Institute tribute to Shirley MacLaine,” The Hollywood Reporter revealed. “I shouldn’t make fun of the blacks...President Obama is a personal friend of mine,” said Rickles. “He was over to the house yesterday, but the mop broke.” "He is not being…

Media Sites Crow Over Don Rickles 'Insulting' Bristol Palin

July 17th, 2011 10:39 AM
(Check the update at the bottom of this story. Bristol may have accidentally tipped us off as to the intentions of her mother.) You know what a true insult from comedian Don Rickles would be? It would be if you appeared on a stage with Rickles and did NOT receive an "insult" from the "Merchant of Venom." However, many media websites seem to be unaware of Rickles' stock in trade. They are…